24.04.14 by Jeff

“Yosemite” by Photographer Ian Ruhter

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That little guy up on that cliff there is one of the most passionate photographers I’ve ever met. His name is Ian Ruhter and unless you’ve been living under a rock you’re already familiar with his Silver and Light project that’s seen his life savings become an old delivery truck / giant mobile camera. If this is news to you watch this, and this, and read about the time I met him in Vancouver.

Ian’s latest film sees him, and his co-conspirators Lane and Will, return to Yosemite a year and a half after what Ian calls his biggest failure in his life. “Yosemite” is a huge milestone in Ian’s inspiring project. Watch the video below!

 

Directed by Lauren Vance and Lane Power.

IanRuhter.com

Ian Ruhter on Instagram

Buy prints of Ian’s work here.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I need that today! Thanks Ian.

  • rye

    two thoughts come to mind watching this: 1 people’s reaction to camera obscura is always awesome! the wonderment and magic from something so simple what a great job to have to get to be inside a giant camera every day. 2 daguerreotype or plate photography is a different animal to regular photography altogether. not only the one off singularity of it but the entire process of chemistry and art and engineering involved it must encourage such a unique perspective. i feel really inspired by this guy. dope post jeff!





24.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Val Britton

A selection of recent work by artist Val Britton (previously featured here). See more images below, courtesy of the artist and Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco.

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24.07.17 by Staff

“The Omega Project” by Rone

Rone continues his exploration of doomed and abandoned spaces with his latest immersive exhibition. “The Omega Project” sees the Melbourne-based artist setting up shop in a condemned suburban cottage in his hometown. Granted access and free rein before it’s torn down, Rone has filled the early 1900s weatherboard house with his signature ‘Jane Doe’ portraits. He also teamed up with interior stylist, Carly Spooner, to recreate the archetypal interiors, furthering the jarring mix of beauty and destruction particular to the experience of street art. As Rone explains:

“The concept of creating something beautiful within the context of decay and decline is central to the experience of any street artist. As is the idea that whatever you create might be gone the next day. For the artist, street art is all about embracing that transience and impermanence. And for the audience, it’s about seeing it (and taking photos of it) while you can”

Click here to check out the incredible 3D tour created by Phoria as well as more images and video below. While the exhibition starts July 22 and runs until the end of the month, the exact location will only be disclosed via email tomorrow morning to those who RSVP!

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24.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Patrick Jacobs

Incredible three-dimensional dioramas viewed through small porthole windows by Brooklyn-based artist Patrick Jacobs. See more images below!

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21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare has an opening for a Content Producer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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